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H. Roeland Vos

Mr. Vos was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Belmond in September 2015. He was elected to the Belmond Board of Directors in June 2014. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Vos served as President of the Europe, Africa and Middle East division of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc., and until mid-2015, he acted as an independent director on the board of Starwood EAME bvba. Mr. Vos served as the Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Design Hotels AG, a hotel marketing company majority-owned by Starwood and listed on the Munich stock exchange, until July 2014. Mr. Vos joined ITT Sheraton, a predecessor of Starwood, in 1982 and held progressively senior hotel operating and management positions throughout his career, including President, Europe and Senior Vice President and Area Director, Italy and Malta, during which period he was an integral part of the introduction and expansion of the Luxury Collection. During his 12 years as President of Europe, Africa and Middle East, the division grew from 127 owned and managed properties in the region to 243 spread over 60 countries, with another 64 hotels and resorts in the development pipeline. In addition to serving on the Board of Belmond, Mr. Vos is on the board of Albron B.V., a Dutch foundation that operates catering and restaurants in the Netherlands and Belgium and until December 2015, he was on the board of Joa Groupe Holding, a private company that operates 21 casinos in France.

Philippe Cassis
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Joined Belmond Ltd. in October 2015 from Sun Resorts Ltd., where he served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors from 2013. Previously held various senior leadership positions over a period of 28 years at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., where, from 2012 to 2013, he served as Senior Vice President, Operations South America and Global Initiatives Latin America; from 2006 to 2012, he served as Senior Vice President and Regional Director Spain and Portugal; and from 2001 to 2006, he served as Senior Vice President and Regional Director Middle East & Africa.

Richard M. Levine
Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

With a legal career spanning over 23 years, Mr. Levine joined Belmond Ltd. in 2012 from Kerzner International Holdings Limited, where he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel. Prior to this, he was General Counsel at Hellman & Friedman, LLC (private equity firm) and the Private Equity Division of Credit Suisse.

Martin O’Grady
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Joined Belmond Ltd. in February 2008 from Orion Capital Managers, a European real estate investment firm, where he was Chief Financial Officer. Previously executive director and Chief Financial Officer of Access, a European self-storage business. Previous experience with Security Capital European Realty, Jardine Matheson and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in senior financial positions. Began his career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Katherine Blaisdell
Senior Vice President, Design and Project Development

Joined Belmond Ltd. in June 2013 from Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, where she was Vice President of Architecture & Design, responsible for the design and construction aspects of properties under development for 20 years. Previously served as Director of Project Management & Construction for St. Regis Hotels & Resorts and as Vice President of Design & Construction for Viceroy Hotels.

Arnaud Champenois
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Brand

Joined Belmond Ltd. in September 2016 from Starwood Hotels & Resorts, where he served as Vice President, Brand Director for Asia Pacific since 2011. Previously served as Regional ASEAN Brand Director for L’Oreal’s luxury products division, starting in 2009. Prior to that, held various marketing positions with L’Oreal in Paris and Cartier in London. Brings over 20 years of experience in leading brands, marketing and communications in the luxury goods and services sector.

Ingrid Eras-Magdalena
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources

Joined Belmond Ltd. in September 2014 from Starwood Hotels & Resorts, where she most recently served as Vice President, People Development and Staffing for the Europe, Africa and Middle East division since 2006. Previously held various positions in the human resources department of Starwood’s Europe, Africa and Middle East division, starting in 2000. Prior to this, spent several years in operations with Starwood, Le Meridien and Forte Hotels throughout Europe. Brings 20 years of human resources and leadership development experience in the hospitality industry.

Kenneth Hatton
Senior Vice President, Global Development

Joined Belmond Ltd. in January 2017 from Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Transactions Group, covering Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific, since 2011. Previously was a partner at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, where he led the European operations of the firm’s hospitality practice. Brings over 18 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and global hotel-related transactions.

Raymond Blanc, OBE
Vice President, Gastronomy

Founder and chef patron of Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons since 1984. In the restaurant business since 1969, starting his career in France before coming to England in 1972, and opening his first restaurant in 1977. Belmond Ltd. entered into a partnership with Raymond Blanc in 2002 when it acquired Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.


Joined Belmond Ltd. in February 2017 from easyJet plc, where he served as Head of Business Transformation since 2014. Previously was a Principal at The Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on travel and tourism clients, and, prior to that, held the position of Senior Consultant at everis, a multinational consulting firm.

Amy Brandt
Vice President, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations

Appointed Vice President, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations in March 2014. Joined Belmond Ltd. in 2011 as Director of Financial Analysis & Investor Relations. Previously with Kerzner International Holdings Limited for seven years, where she served as Vice President, Treasury, as well as in various finance and investor relations capacities. Prior to Kerzner, spent two years as an investment banking analyst at Wachovia Securities.

Neil Gribben
Vice President, Accounting and Control

Appointed Vice President, Accounting and Control in March 2013. Joined Belmond Ltd. in 2010 as Group Operations Controller after ten years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, where he was Regional Director of Finance with responsibility for a number of hotels in Europe. Previously with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in senior hotel reporting roles in the UK and Central Asia.

Abigail Hunt
Vice President, Legal

Appointed Vice President, Legal in March 2014. Joined the Belmond Ltd. legal team in 2007, providing legal advice and support to all aspects of the business. Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1996 and qualified as a Solicitor in 1998. Previously a senior lawyer at United International Pictures, a multinational film distribution company and, prior to that, a partner at Clintons, a London law firm where she specialized in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and banking.

Robert Koren
Vice President, Southern Europe

Joined Belmond Ltd. in February 2017 from Starwood Hotels & Resorts, where he most recently served as Vice President, Regional Director for Southern Europe, responsible for more than 60 luxury hotels, since 2004. Previously held various operations and finance positions within Starwood Hotels & Resorts, including Vice President of Operations for the Luxury Collection and W brands. Brings over 30 years of experience in the hotel industry.

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Amy Brandt
Vice President, Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
Belmond Ltd.
Phone: +1 212 764 8210